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2015-05-13 08:33:11

Xpert Ebola listed in World Health Organization Emergency Use Assessment and Listing program for diagnostic products in the context of global health emergency SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 13, 2015

2015-04-09 16:28:28

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced

2015-03-09 08:30:50

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, today announced a worldwide search for innovations to assist in preventing the spread

2015-02-16 23:00:39

Microbiology testing consists of a wide array of techniques for the detection of infectious diseases:

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2015-02-16 09:41:39

The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, says a noted zoologist affiliated with the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

2015-02-13 08:27:07

Patients Can Now Be Removed from Respiratory Isolation Following One or Two Negative Xpert MTB/RIF Results SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-12 08:36:13

Company presents data from research studies at ASM Biodefense conference this week PINE BROOK, N.J., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elusys Therapeutics, Inc.

2015-02-11 08:32:26

Sensor fingerprint a new paradigm enabling rapid detection of resistant strains in culture MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb, 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Specific Technologies, developer


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2011-01-24 12:50:52

Hepatitis A, caused by hepatitis A virus, is an acute infectious disease of the liver that is transmitted person to person by ingestion of contaminated food or water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Millions of people are believed to become infected with HAV every year. The incubation period is two to six weeks and on average is 28 days. In less developed countries the HAV is usually contracted in early childhood. Clean water helps to decrease contraction of HAV. In 90%...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.